Hannah Price

Service Management Consultant and Agile Coach

A regular public speaker in the service management industry, Hannah started her career as a Service Management Consultant and followed her passion to become a thought leader specializing in knowledge management. She currently works as an Agile Coach at TOPdesk UK, driving organizational change on both a process and cultural level.

What are the benefits of Shift Left for ITSM?

The basic idea behind shift left is simple: IT brings solutions they provide closer to the customer. These are the five core benefits of Shifting Left.

4 knowledge management best practices for a more efficient IT service desk

Stop reinventing the wheel with every incident: using knowledge management best practices can cut your resolution times by 20%.

Self-service – some common questions answered

Self-service is a hot topic. And no wonder: it has great benefits for IT service desks. But will self-service take away work from the IT team? What kind of work does self-service create? And how does self-service affect IT professionals’ job satisfaction and customer experience? Let’s find out.

How to simplify your change management process

Change management processes can be overly complicated at times. Find out how to simplify your change management process and make it easier for everyone.

Defining and mapping customer journey touch points

Want to know the secret to improving your customer experience? Find out how customer journey mapping and customer journey touch points can help you.

5 Problem Management best practices

Setting up Problem Management can seem like another job to add to your already packed list. Here are 5 Problem Management best practices to help you along.

Overcoming Knowledge Management Challenges

If you’re looking at better knowledge sharing in your organisation, one of the biggest knowledge management challenges is preparing your service desk for the change in operations. Discover how you can overcome them.

What is Shift Left and how does it work?

In this video series, we explain an ITSM concept in about 60 seconds. This week, we focus on Shift Lift. What is it? And how does it help you improve your service delivery?

Rethinking the ITSM Service Design Process

ITSM is always changing. We’re constantly developing new technologies in a bid to make businesses run more efficiently. While that’s all well and good, we seem to have forgotten why we invest in these advances: to benefit people.

5 ideas for a better Problem Management process (step-by-step)

In this blog, I’ll go through some nifty ideas for everything from problem detection to logging your problems. It will be step-by-step based, so for some more over-arching best practices to keep in mind while implementing better Problem Management you can read my other Problem Management blog.

Why Experience Level Agreements (XLAs) matter for your Service Delivery

It makes sense, right? Why XLAs matter for your service delivery? If our only performance metric is how many tickets we solve within what time, or how many knowledge items we create – is anyone actually assessing the quality of what we produce?

The changing roles and responsibilities of the Knowledge Manager

Is the Knowledge Manager the one doing most of the writing, editing and publishing? This happens quite a lot, it’s not optimal, and this is what to do about it.

Writing better Knowledge Base Articles

Some knowledge articles do contain the knowledge and it’s just not communicated that well, or the Knowledge base is hard to coordinate. So what do you do?

4 questions for starting a Change Management process

Change Management is still arguably the ITIL-process that causes most people on a project the most problems. But these problems can easily be avoided!

Making your IT Service Level Agreements more flexible

SLAs are great for reporting to management but too much focus on that may risk long term damage to your organisation. The solution? A shift towards XLAs.

The key to proactive Problem Management

When does a problem become an incident? The answer to this is ‘almost always’. So what do you do? Proactive problem management is the way to go.

5 checklist items for Best Practice Change Management

Ensure change management happens smoothly in your organisation with these tips for things that should be on your change management checklist.

4 steps to a Customer-focused Service Desk culture

See how to make your Service team more customer focused by taking four quick steps towards a more customer focused culture.

5 Key Metrics for your Service Department

When almost any interaction with your Service Desk can be monitored, how do you report on the right data? These are the service desk metrics to report on.

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